Film review: 'Late Night'

Film review: 'Late Night'

Tackling issues of sexism, race, and gender politics in the television industry, “Late Night” couldn’t be timelier, and though it could have used a sharper bite, the filmmakers deserves credit for weaving those serious, hot-button issues into such a breezy, enjoyable comedy.

 

Film review: 'Men in Black: International'

Reuniting "Thor: Ragnarok" co-stars Tessa Thompson and Chris Hemsworth should have been a home run, but "Men in Black: International" whiffs it by refusing to take any chances whatsoever. Gone is the imagination and wit that made the original such a success; in its place is a lifeless and unforgivably generic piece of studio content.

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Film preview: 'The Dead Don't Die'

The new zombie comedy "The Dead Don't Die" suggests that it's society itself that's currently making writer-director Jim Jarmusch most apprehensive, and the film ultimately offers up his rather bleak appraisal of the modern world.

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Film preview: 'The Tomorrow Man'

Each of the main characters have their own unique ways of maintaining control in a world that appears to be steadily careening toward chaos; both are eager to escape some pain of their past while possessing an often debilitating fear of the future. But together they might find a more manageable present.

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Film review: 'Non-Fiction'

The latest from French filmmaker Olivier Assayas, "Non-Fiction" is a chatty, breezily entertaining comedy of manners when isn't getting bogged down by its characters' self-conscious meditations on life and culture in the digital age.

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Film review: 'The White Crow'

With this fitfully compelling biopic, actor-director Ralph Fiennes tackles the life of legendary and mercurial Russian ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev. The film doesn't require a prior knowledge or particular love of ballet, centering mostly on Nureyev's defection from the Soviet Union to the West -- the first Soviet artist during the Cold War to do so.

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Film preview: 'Rocketman'

“Restrained” shouldn’t be the first word that comes to mind when describing larger-than-life singer Elton John. But that’s exactly the descriptor that came to mind while watching “Rocketman,” director Dexter Fletcher’s surprisingly timid and conventional rock-musical-biopic of the artist’s most unconventional life.

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